#BlogExodus 4 Nisan: The Ones ...

Mar 21, 2018 by

Yesterday morning, Rabbi Aaron Panken, President of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), the school...

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There’s So Much I Don’t Know a...

Mar 21, 2018 by

I get energized when I discover a key to unlocking the meaning of a significant text that previously had eluded me. Having realized...

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Energetic Shacharit at CCAR Co...

Mar 20, 2018 by

There is something exciting and totally terrifying about leading worship at the CCAR. First, it’s a huge honor to be invited. Then...

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Instruments of God

Mar 20, 2018 by

This morning, I woke up at 6:00 AM and made my way to the hotel gym for a short workout. Before you congratulate me, full disclosure:...

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Modeling the Behavior at CCAR ...

Mar 20, 2018 by

One of the most important aspects of my rabbinate is continuing education.  I firmly believe that in order for me to be able to teach...

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Delving Into Israel at CCAR 20...

Mar 19, 2018 by

Monday at the CCAR Convention offered several opportunities to delve into our movement’s evolving relationship with the modern State...

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Get Yourself a Teacher, Find S...

Feb 26, 2018 by

I will always remember my very first CCAR convention.  I was a first year rabbinic student at HUC-JIR in Jerusalem, and the 1995...

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50 Blessed Years in the Rabbin...

Nov 30, 2017 by

“Love is Blue” was playing on the radio as I drove home from HUC on Clifton Avenue after the lottery was over and my number...

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